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Oct 30, 2013 12:00pm EDT
with. we can work together to build a national energy policy to put people to work and keeping energy costs down. we can work together to support education, research, infrastructure, immigration reform, yes, even pass the farm bill. we can work together to reform important programs like medicare or social security so that we can preserve and protect them for future generations while balancing our budget and controlling spending. mr. speaker, today our economy may be stagnant but our optimism and determination have never been greater. let's work together to renew the prosperity and opportunity for all americans in our great nation. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. for what purpose does the gentleman from california seek recognition? >> unanimous consent to address the house for one minute. revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from california is recognized. or a mr. speaker, october's domestic violence awareness month. unconscionably domestic violence has reached pandemic proportions affecting one out of every
Oct 29, 2013 12:00pm EDT
is recognized for one minute. ms. hanabusa: thank you, mr. speaker. as a member of the house sustainable energy and environment coalition, i rise today to recognize the one-year anniversary of superstorm sandy and remember those who tragically lost their lives, as well as those continuing to rebuild from that destruction. in the years since superstorm sandy ravaged the east coast, communities across the nation have suffered through new extreme droughts, storms, wildfires, and flooding. my home state of hawaii is incredibly vulnerable to the effects of climate change. as you can imagine a sea level rise is a real threat and concern for us. earlier this year honolulu joined more than 70 other u.s. communities asking for the president to cut greenhouse gas emissions that are driving climate change and increasing hawaii's risk of extreme weather events and sea level rise. when i was in the hawaii legislature, i'm proud to say we passed a bill, and we were one of the first states to address the greenhouse gas emissions. as we reflect on this somber anniversary, i remain committed to ensure people of
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